Friday, June 21, 2013

Indonesia: Human Case #H5N1 #Birdflu Ministry of Health Report

June 21, 2013

The Ministry of Health of Indonesia through the Directorate General of Disease Control and Environmental Health, and has been confirmed by the Center for Biomedical and Health Technology Association, Balitbangkes Strathmore University, announced a new case of H5N1 avian influenza infection, on behalf of the RBP (Male, 2 years 6 months) residents Jakamulya South Bekasi, Bekasi, West Java Province.
Monday (10/6) reported cases had onset of fever, then went to the doctor in private practice pediatrician and given medication for fever. Because it is still fever, concerned parents to seek treatment RSHG and taken care of by Thyphoid fever diagnosis. However, on Monday (18/6) cases of high fever, cough and progressive shortness of breath experienced. Because of this, refer to RSHB RSHG. Cases in intensive care in the ICU and ventilator. On Wednesday (19/6), based on the analysis of medical, indicated cases of bird flu. However, due to the limitations of the tool, refer the case to the RSPP RSHB Jakarta. At approximately 7:40 pm, a case of getting treatment in the ICU AI RSPP. The hospital has tried its utmost to provide medical help, but due to the deteriorating condition (coma), RBP (late) could not be saved and breathed his last on the same day at approximately 8:40 pm.

Epidemiological investigations have been conducted into the homes of people and the environment by the Ministry of Health Integrated Team, BBTKL-PP Jakarta, Bekasi City Health Department and the Department of Animal Husbandry Bekasi. Based searches, acquired risk factors, namely the possibility of contacts polluted environment in the market which is about 200 meters from the case, because two days before the hospital on Saturday (8/6) cases invited his mother went to the market to buy chicken pieces.

With the increase of these cases, the cumulative number of bird flu in Indonesia since 2005 until this news broadcast is 193 cases with 161 deaths. Meanwhile at the world level, the total number of cases of H5N1 infection since the beginning found to date amounted to 630 cases with 375 deaths.

"WHO data will change, there are 6 states that reported cases of H5N1 avian influenza infection in 2013", said Prof. Tjandra.
Previously, only 5 countries had reported cases of H5N1 avian influenza infection in 2013, namely Bangladesh (1 case, 1 death), Cambodia (11 cases, 8 deaths), China (2 cases, 2 died), Egypt (4 cases, 3 dead), Vietnam (2 cases, 1 death).
This information is released by Center for Public Communication, Secretariat General of the Ministry of Health. For further information, please contact Halo MOH hotline 500-567; SMS 081 281 562 620, fax: (021) 52921669, website and e-mail address 

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